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so cute. >> puppies. "good morning maryland" at 5:00 starts right now. let's get on with it. she lost her child because someone fired a celebratory gunshot. now one mother is pushing for stricter penalties, what she says was an unnecessary shooting. check your refrigerator before you make that salad and take it to work. one company is pulling baby spinach off the shelves. and you might have to wipe off the car but it's going to be an excuse to be a little late this morning. we're going to have the forecast and the road conditions for you coming up with lynette and lauren on this valentine's day. "good morning maryland." i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. happy valentine's day. this is a good day probably to snuggle up because it's a little chilly out there and at least we got to see some snow. >> all right, let's see what's going on. how long this kind of cold conditions is going to hang around and what could be in store for the weekend. >> oh, yeah we have lots to talk about right? we did have the storm that moved through last night. that's out of here and we don't have to worry about that on
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this valentine's day. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. and temperatures i think you're going to like them. they are going to be above average but before they get above average. we're still talking about below freezing. so 31 degrees right now in monkton. 31 manchester. the last time i showed you that the temperatures have dropped off some. still some slick spots this morning. take it easy on the roadways. 35 annapolis. and easton still sticking at 34 degrees. and elkton coming in at 33. through the rest of today this is how you can plan. because i know you have big plans. 7:00 this morning temperature coming in at 33. 41 degrees by 10:00 this morning. and as we go into lunchtime, 43 and our high temperature for this time of the year is # 4 and i'm going with 47 for today. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, we do have a water main break to tell you about this valentine's dayment it's in west baltimore on end monoson avenue at evergreen street and here's a live look at the
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scene. repairs are underway and fortunately water has been restored to the residents in the area but there's still a massive hole on the avenue as you can tell. do expect crews in the area this morning. fortunately not causing any significant delays as of yet but that could very well change as the morning does progress. i'll be sure to keep you posted. we have some problems on 95 as well. we are dealing with a crash right now along the northbound lanes at the harbor tunnel throughway. it's blocking two lanes at this time as you can tell. i'll continue to track the delays for you now. but if you are heading on 95, it's only going to take i 12 minutes to -- you 12 minutes from elkridge to downtown baltimore. 695 also going to be in great shape. you're looking at a seven minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down to 70. and if you are heading downtown the jfx is going on the fro of delays -- free of delays. going to take you the normal 11 minutes southbound from the beltway to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. the mother of a 10-year-old
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girl killed by celebratory gunfire on new year's eve is asking right now for stricter penalties and all for firing a gun in the air. aaliyah bowyer from cecil council died when a bullet her hit in the -- council died when a bullet her -- county died when a bullet hit her in the head. they need 100,000 signatures before it is forwarded on to the president's administration for review. in big cities, shooting a gun into the air while prohibited only results in a misdemeanor upon conviction. in cecil county. there is no law against it at all. police still don't know who fired the gun that killed 10- year-old aaliyah bowyer. american airlines and u.s. airways rather will merge to crete the world's biggest airline. the boards of both companies approved the mencher late last night and it is expected to be formally announced this morning. the deal has been in the worns since august when creditors forced american to consider a
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merger rather than remain independent. together american and u.s. airways will be slightly bigger than united airlines. well, there are more questions this morning on the shooting of a police trainee that happened in owings mills in baltimore county. police have not released the identity of that trainee. and abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us with more on the story. what do you have for us this morning? >> reporter: at last report megan the trainee was in critical condition at shock trauma. this morning there's some dispute over the details at the former rosewood center. the only public comments we received from investigators came tuesday night in a briefing outside of shock trauma. sources say roughly 50 trainees from several police agencies were involved in the training on tuesday. a baltimore city police instructor fired a live round hitting a trainee from the university of maryland police department in the head. there have still been no answers on how a live round could have been fired during training. a state police representative said police training has been
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going on at rosewood quote for years. if that's the case, a woman who lives right next door to the grounds of rosewood center it's news to her. >> that facility has been used for training purposes for many years. >> i was surprised when it was used for that. when i heard it on the news that's the first time i heard anything about it. >> reporter: the state department of mental health and hygiene owns the hospital grounds. a spokesperson says they didn't know if the department was aware police were using their facility. state police are conducting a criminal investigation of the baltimore city police department. commissioner anthony bats has suspended all training indefinitely until he can determine what went wrong. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. a court appearance today for the man accused of shooting someone at the morgan state university campus. keith robertson is charged with first degree murder and assault in the september murder. he confessed to the crime and his victim was targeted. it stemmed from a prior argument between the two men. the victim is a member of the football team. he survived the shooting and is
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expected to be okay. all right you may want to check your refrigerator before you make the salad because a california company is recalling some baby spinach because it could be contaminated with e. coli. >> that was sold in several states including here in maryland. under five different labels, central market, organics, full circle organic, simple truth organic, marketside organic and taylor farms organic. the company taylor farms retail says no illnesses have been reported thus far. well, neighbors helping neighbors. especially when the weather turns bad. a 103-year-old woman says receive owes her life to -- she owes her life to a teenager. how one teen and his father saved the woman from a storm and they got her the help she needed. >> also coming up this morning -- >> a word to the wise. you do not want to be that guy that forgets about valentine's day. i'm linda so live at a local florist. what you can do today if you've waited until the last-minute. we'll let you know if there are still roses to be had. >> all right, so one storm is
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gone. we have another one on the way. i'll tell you when that one arrives coming up. >> and we are following a crash right now on 95 here at 895. i'm tracking the delays and we'll have your complete abc2 timesaver traffic report coming up.
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well, the storm blanketed the northeast during the weekend. the massachusetts teen grew concerned about old neighbor. >> yeah, the 16-year-old checked on the elderly woman just in woman. listen to this, sylvia karlson is resting at home. but her home was in danger. dylan hughes got to the home just to check on her and he found her cold and sick but her driveway was so buried in two feet of snow the ambulance couldn't get to her. >> she's shivering, i'm afraid she has hypothermia. we are very close friends. i'm glad she's okay but i mean i don't -- i don't feel like i had much of a part in this. >> that is a special 16-year- old. it turns out that hughes and his dad frantically shoved a
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path for the emts to bring sylvia down and this morning she's thanking them for saving her life this morning. >> that's something you have to think about lynette when storms like this hit. we become to inundated with the snow by the feet as we saw here. self-years ago. -- several years ago. emergency crews can't get around. >> they always remind you check on the elderly neighbors. the story is reason why. >> the heat the cold check on the elderly and also protect the pets. as we check out what's going operate now. not a whole lot. that storm has exited the building people. stage right. as we check out what's going on for today we have some fog this morning. that's going to get out of here as well. but with that, that system exiting, well, very cold temperatures in place this morning. so what we're watching yes, we have some ice -- icy conditions this morning. 32 degrees right now in baltimore. 34 in easton. 24 in york and 32 in frederick. more of the same in hagerstown. so as you step out the door this morning, give yourself enough time because you could be running into patches of ice
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on the roadways. at the surface this is what we're dealing with. the system gone and we have high pressure getting ready to build in here through the day. so what that means for us and on this valentine's day is that you're going to get some sunshine out there. it's going to be a good day to celebrate. let's get a check now of let's take a look at abc2's most accurate future trend. i put this into motion. you can see what's going on through time. nice and dry for today. but now a change in the forecast as the clouds move back in as we head into tomorrow. setting us up for what's going to happen friday night and that's friday night. i know you have some big plans there but be prepared for rain and snow just like last night and then we're going to do it all over again wrapping it up maybe some snow on the backside of this. not a lot of accumulation, that being the theme so far for the season. the planner looks like this. just take a look at 3:00 today that temperature coming in at 47 degrees. that's above average and then above average even higher into friday. saturday and sunday though very windy conditions with the next system coming. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, some good news for those of you heading out to 95.
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a crash has just been cleared from the northbound lanes at the harbor tunnel throughway. in baltimore city we have a few things you will want to watch out for. we have a water main break in west baltimore that's right on edmondson avenue and ever groan street. lane blockages are possible but the water main break itself has been fixed. service has been restored to everyone traveling in the area. we have problems on 695 we're dealing with a crash right now on the outer loop at richie highway. and as we head north of the scene at liberty road. travel will be moving right along. just the normal seven minutes from the outer loop from 795 down to 70. up to 83, here's a live look just north of the beltway. no delays heading downtown. we have an accident though for those of you in harford county you need to watch out for on the bel air bypass at route 24. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. was the roman poet vir jill who wrote love conquers all.
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>> if you forget your sweetie today. you'll have a new fight on your hands. >> linda so is live this morning at a florist where things are already getting started not too late linda, but as you said earlier, the guys need to get down there right? >> reporter: the guys better get down here. because yeah you don't want to be that guy come on. we have to get that clear and first things first. you want to know if you have waited until the last-minute if there are enough roses out there? we are here this morning at rutland beard florist of ruxton. let's get that out. allison thanks so much for being here so early. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: first things first, guys who haven't gotten anything yet who haven't ordered anything yet. >> no problem. we still have flowers, we will still have flowers. i've got lots more coming in still this morning cigar awesome. how much are they going to be paying for it? >> for a dozen roses, we have several things. our standard dozen roses, $99.95. we're doing a special with roses and ornamental lilies
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which are very fragrant. and that is $119.95. and then we go up. you can have two dozen, three dozen. whatever your pleasure. >> reporter: single roses right? >> of course, of course single roses and we have lots of other flowers available. tulips and iris and freeze and hyacinth and all sorts of lilies and carnations and snap dragons and do i need to go on? >> reporter: oh no that's plenty. that is plenty. do you ever get the guys that come in here in a panic at 6:30 after they're getting off of work rushing in to get something? >> oh, yeah oh, yeah and they are just -- they are just totally befuddled. but we'll get them sorted out. we'll send them home with something beautiful. they'll be happy. their wife will be happy. their kids will be happy. we'll make it all good. >> reporter: and you say they're pretty desperate. i mean they're willing to really -- get anything. >> after 6:00, 6:30 on valentine's day night, your options are limited. so -- you know, if they've put
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it off and then suddenly come to realize because people have had flowers delivered to the office already that day and they're going -- oh right. right. >> reporter: okay so -- so you guys work very hard today. you get in orders throughout day and you're sending out deliveries and you're making arrangements. what does the husband get for a florist? >> my husband will feed me dinner and let me go right to bed. that's perfect. >> reporter: that's perfect. that sound like an awesome gift. well, thank you and if you do women out there, get a beautiful arrangement like this today, coming up in the next half hour we'll let you know how you can let these flowers stay and last a lot longer and not die and wilt the next day. we'll give you those tips allison is going to give us a little secret. back to you guys. >> you know we also have to check in with linda and find out like what about the women? they have some responsibilities. you know. you don't have the buy them a dozen roses but you can get something for the sweetie. >> you said earlier this morning it's the guys and all
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about taking care of the women. but segue -- the condom is still king with the matters of love but it seems more and more women are turning to alternate forms of birth control. >> all right so stay ahead this morning because we're going to find out if there's a sudden increase in emergency contraception use and what this means and the ages might surprise you because there's a segment of the population that's most likely to use that. >> exercise is good for you but one type of exercise will help prevent diabetes. and high cholesterol. this story is important. find out what it is when "good morning maryland" continues.
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20 minutes after 5:00 and in health news this morning, more women are using this morning after pill after sex. 11% of females ages 15 to 44 who they say they have had sex and used the morning after pill. that's according to a new study that says it's up 4% in 2002. in that study, half the women who used the pills said that they did it because they had unprotected sex. now others said that a condom broke or they were worried that the birth control method that they had used failed them. the increased popularity is
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probably because it is now easier to get contraceptions like plan b. if you think exercising furiously is necessary to ward off high cholesterol and diabetes that may not be the case. a new study shows slow and steady movements are more beneficial to improving cholesterol and preseptemberring diabetes. -- preventing diabetes. researchers believe mild exercise over an extended period of time is the best way to prevent diabetes and overall -- diabetes and overall cholesterol. why are you paying the debt for some maryland doctors and dentists? >> they still owe student loans, abc2 news investigator joce sterman is here to explain. >> reporter: some of the doctors and dentists owe hundreds of thousands of dollars they got from the federal government. technically it's your tax dollars but they're not paying it back. tonight at 11:00 an abc2 news investigation into deadbeat doctors and dentists who were given special health education loans but haven't paid down their tabs even decades after graduating. tonight details on which maryland docs the government
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has gone after and how much of your money they owe. plus we uncover a surprise twist as we chase down a dentist on the federal list. state board of dentistry says your license has not been renewed. why are you operating? you're not. no but you're dressed in scrubs. you don't want to come out and talk to us? tonight, at 11:00 the accused criminal history by hind that case and we'll break down what the feds are doing to get money back for you that was spent on someone else's education and how much is owed. joce sterman, abc2 news. 5:2 #. this morning carroll county schools on a two hour delay this morning. again two hours late. >> the school delays come in this morning and any morning we will update you on air and online and also on twitter. coming up you won't see lady gaga performing anytime soon after canceling a week's worth of shows she's dropped
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the entire tour. >> she actually needs to do this doctors say. she has to take it easy and why she'll soon be headed to the hospital. >> in less than a week robin roberts returns to "good morning america" but first, she's got a cover story. find out which magazine you can grab and see her before she comes back on air. >> and we have areas of fog this morning. i'll tell you when visibility improves coming up. >> well lynette there are no delays right now on 95 here at route 543 but we are dealing with several accidents in harford county. i'll have all the details coming up on "good morning maryland."
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5:26. thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. superstarly degas goo will have surgery to -- lady gaga will have surgery in her hip. the singer hurt her her from overuse. that's according to doctors. tuesday she postponed several shows because of an injury. she said it was severe inflammation of joints. fans can get refunds for the canceled performances at the point of purchase and that starts today. well, familiar face is now making the cover of "people" magazine this week. gma's robin roberts is on the
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cover. inside she's going to discuss her survival story and the battle of cancer. the issue is going to be available on newsstands beginning friday and robin will return to "good morning america" in less than a week. she returns to the desk next wednesday. well, smelly. crippled carnival cruise line ship just a bad situation all around. >> a horrible especially when you consider this was supposed to be a vacation. what time passengers and crew will end their hellish journey and ma they are being -- what they are being offered for their troubles at sea. >> a chance to hang out with our commander-in-chief today. where you can see him answer questions about the state of the union address. >> good morning, topping america's money, clear skies for an airline merger. we're expecting an announcement today that american airlines and u.s. airways will merge creating the nation's largest airline. the merger could mean higher fares though for some routes. a survey finds that cars are more dependable than ever but some are better than others. jd power and associates ranked lexus first, porsche second and
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lincoln third. most brands did better than in previous years. monster energy drink drinks are now food, not dietary supplements. the change in labeling means monster has different federal guidelines. they will show ingredients and caffeine content. there's now a firm date for the cool ranch doritos tacos at taco bell. march 7th. they were the most successful launch product ever for taco bell and one of the biggest in that's america's money, have a great day. i'm rob nelson.
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